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New arts baccalaureate proposed as challenge to controversial EBacc

The ‘radical’ proposals for reform also suggest combining GCSEs, A-levels and technical qualifications into an overarching award for 14-19 year olds. An alternative baccalaureate...

Posted by CAN network on 31st October 2016.

Sin Cru make successful grants for arts bid

As an extension of SIN Cru, Fly No Filter is a new hip hop theatre company producing work under the artistic direction of Lucy Crowe. The Fly No Filter team are all bubbling with the...

Posted by CAN network on 31st October 2016.

Cambridge Curiosity and Imagination announce new patron

"I'm so proud to be a patron of CCI. Curiosity, landscape, imagination, creativity, childhood, wildness - the organisation's passions and values could hardly be more important...

Posted by CAN network on 31st October 2016.

New report from the National Alliance for Museums, Health and Wellbeing

This report describes the wealth of activity around health, wellbeing and social care that museums and galleries are offering across the UK. It considers activities by region, looks...

Posted by CAN network on 31st October 2016.

ACE 2018-22 investment emphasises geography and diversity

Arts Council England has announced the budgets for its 2018 to 2022 investment period, which will see an increase in funding to arts organisations, and more funding for organisations...

Posted by CAN network on 31st October 2016.

Kettle’s Yard celebrates 50 years as part of the University of Cambridge

From October 2016-March 2017 we are celebrating 50 years as part of the University of Cambridge with exhibitions and events in ten places and spaces across Cambridge. On the 15th of...

Posted by CAN network on 31st October 2016.

Thank you for the music… Creative Cabaret closes

After pausing Creative Cabaret for over a year, they are sad to announce that we have finally decided not to put on any more cabarets. They hope you enjoyed the diversity of...

Posted by CAN network on 31st October 2016.

Cambridge International Jazz Festival launches in November

The Cambridge International Jazz Festival returns this November! If you were one of over 5000 people who attended one of last year’s events, welcome back, and thank you...

Posted by CAN network on 31st October 2016.

Black History Month returns next week with a cultural celebration

Black History Month returns this October to Cambridge with a range of talks, performances, poetry and exhibitions.  Highlights include Akala, MOBO award winning hip hop artist Akala...

Posted by CAN network on 28th September 2016.

Turner Prize nominee Anthea Hamilton re-imagines Kettle’s Yard

"While rooted in the history of sculpture her work seduces the viewer with comic and unexpected combinations of images, materials and words, as well as dramatic shifts in scale." Turner...

Posted by CAN network on 28th September 2016.